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CVE-2017-9479 Detail

Current Description

The Comcast firmware on Cisco DPC3939 (firmware version dpc3939-P20-18-v303r20421746-170221a-CMCST) devices allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands as root by leveraging local network access and connecting to the syseventd server, as demonstrated by copying configuration data into a readable filesystem.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/BastilleResearch/CableTap/blob/master/doc/advisories/bastille-22.syseventd.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:cisco:dpc3939_firmware:dpc3939-p20-18-v303r20421746-170221a-cmcst
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Running on/with
 cpe:/h:cisco:dpc3939:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9479
NVD Published Date:
07/30/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019